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september 12th of this year. with big crowds expected, reservations are needed. you can do it online. >>> nasa wants to remind us the heads up on the low-flying air pollution monitoring flights. there will be a few between the beltway and baltimore. expect to see the planes flying low between 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. >> also today, we expect to hear from president obama on the tense negotiations over the federal debt ceiling. >> the clock is ticking and bipartisan talks this weekend ended with no deal. >> surae chinn is live on capitol hill with an important story that affects every single one of us. surae? >> well, andrea, mike, the deadline is looming. anxiety on capitol hill. anxiety at the white house. the president will be speaking later on today at a press conference this morning. late last night at the white house, the president met with congressional leaders to hammer out a deal to lower the nation's deficit. they met for about an hour and a half. the president trying to push his plan to raise the $14.3 trillion and cut $4 trillion in spending in cuts to healthcare and social
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afternoon, hid their bodies in the bedroom, and then had a big party saturday night after posting invitations on facebook. hadley is charged with two counts of first degree murder. >>> after the battle over raising the debt limit. today the house is scheduled to take a largely symbolic vote on a republican-backed measure that has virtually no chance of passing in the senate. a just-released cbs news poll finds 48% disapprove of how the president is handling the negotiations. congress fares even worse, 58% disapprove of how democrats are handling it, and 71% disapprove of what republicans are doing. tara mergener is in washington with more on this. good morning, tara. >> good morning, betty. no question, there is a lot of pressure all the way around here. and options are getting fewer and fewer, as the deadline looms. house republicans are on track to pass a plan that would raise the debt limit, for a price. >> we can no longer borrow 40 cents out of every dollar in this country. that's why we must pass cut cap and balance. >> reporter: the tea party backed proposal would let the g
around. >> i can guarantee you there's something from a lot of big cities across the country and really something for everyone here this morning. >> all good. >>> the breaking news, former head of the international monetary fund is free to go anywhere he wants as long as he stays in the u.s. a judge friday released dominique strauss-kahn from the u.s. after prosecutors admitted there are problems with the rape case against him. sean hennessey of wcbs in new york has more. >> on this weekend strauss-kahn is enjoying his own freedom. the case is now hanging by a thread. for the first time in weeks, dominique strauss-kahn left his manhattan apartment finally free from house arrest gone with the ankle bracelet after prosecutors admitted there are problems with the housekeeper who accused him of sexual assault. >> there are substantial credibility issues. >> reporter: prosecutors admitted the 32-year-old told them a series of lies and her whereabouts after the attack, first claiming to hiding in the hallway, but later admitted to cleaning two rooms. >> i understand the circumstances surround
morning. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm erica hill. >> big sports news this weekend. >> huge. >> you had to seeing it, everybody is talking about it. women's world cup soccer, after one of the most thrilling girls in the history of soccer, penalty kicks, ally krieger. tied up. everyone saying lights out, it's over, they're going over. they tie it up, shoot-out they take it 5-2 over brazil and now in the semifinals. >> they're going to meet france on twewednesday. just fantastic to watch. i love watching the players, how excited they are. brazil no joke when it comes to soccer. >> 12 years to the day after brandy chastain the shirt -- you remember that. >> i do. i do. >>> first we want to touch on yes, the debt ceiling. starting to sound like a broken record. the deadline is looming for raising the debt ceiling. there were more talks at the white house on sunday. still no resolution. president obama told lawmakers be prepared to meet again today and every day until a deal is reached. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante has the latest for us this morning. bill, good morni
the crunch day is actually august 3rd, that's the day when the government has a big $23 billion social security payment and it has between $10 billion and $12 billion in tax revenue coming in. i think the really big issue for the treasury is going to be how it distinguishes between, if you will, paying back the money it already owes, paying back the government bond holders, and paying its ongoing running costs, things like social security, medicare, medicaid, military salaries and so forth, and i think the betting is that the government will put, will give a priority to paying the bills it already owes, to paying the bond holders, simply because if you don't do that, you go into massive default, and the whole global financial system i think really starts getting shaky, but not paying some of the big government commitments within the united states, that's going to get painful pretty fast. >> not paying the social securitys, the medicares, the medicaids of the world or even our defense budget that's as big of an issue for many in many mind as defaulting on our debt which would be a nonpa
appear to be far apart. the big sticking point is taxes. the president says any agreement must include revenue increases but republicans are fiercely opposed. >> to get a big package would require a big tax increases in the middle of the economic situation that is extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. it is a terrible idea. it is a job killer. >> reporter: if no deal is reached by the august 2nd deadline, the u.s. may not be able to borrow money to keep the government running and could default on its massive loans. >> if they don't act, then we face catastrophic damage to the american economy. >> some republicans favor cutting spending by $2 trillion. they accuse the obama administration of scare tactics, claiming the u.s. has the money. it will not default and that there is no reason to panic. tara mergener, for cbs news, the white house. >>> both sides are scheduled to meet later today. >>> well, the national debt may be a topic that many americans are glossing over. but it affects each of us. surae chinn wanted to know if you knew what the consequences are if no deal is
doppler 9000. get your bearings. beltway. no storms around the beltway or downtown but some big storms out to the northwest and more storms north of baltimore. storms that prompted the warnings are out toward cum betterland. for other counties we have a flash food warning. hampshire and others. some very, very heavy rain. again, if you're out in this area trying to get home do not try to cross any flooded areas by foot or by car. this storm is headed to that area and capable of producing rains and very gusty winds. don't see any hail in it. just to the south of pumpkin center and just to the north of green spring and is pushing off to the south and to the east towards paw paw. we will come back and talk about where most of the storms will develop tonight. we will tell you what that means for the rest of the week. lesli? >> thank you, topper. >>> showing a brighter and safer metro area. today we got a new look at the 7000 series cars that will replace hundreds of unsafe and outdated cars on the rails. delia gonclaves is live outside the plaza with a closer look and what passengers think. >>
with it, instead pushing for smaller $2 trillion measure. >> a big package would require big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that's extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. we think it's a terrible idea. it's a job killer. >> reporter: even some democrats are raising concerns about the president's plan especially cuts to medicare and other social services. >> we said we're not going to end to medicare guarantee. >> reporter: president obama scheduled a news conference this morning before the news conference this morning. >> the president made it clear he's willing to do very difficult things for him, for his party but the republicans have to do some things, too. >> reporter: if a deal to raise the debt ceiling is not approved by august 2nd, the treasury department says the government will run out of money to pay its bills and the new head of the international monetary fund warns the impact could be felt worldwide. >> interest hikes, stock markets taking a huge hit and real nasty consequences. >> reporter: as negotiations drag on, credit agencies are threatenin
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far, no charges have been filed. so, the big questions now are of course why did this happen and why didn't boozer tell the child's family that their baby was safe. the other big question is how did boozer and the family get here to d.c. all the way from baltimore. of course, a lot of questions still here that are all part of the investigation but the good news is, of course, that this baby is safe and back with his family. back to you, surae. >> interesting saga. thank you, kristin. >>> it is won to the wire and so far, there is no deal in the bid to raise the debt limit and lower the deficit. and there are just eight days to go. well, senate democratic leader harry reid is working on a plan he says meets the republican's two main goals. spending cuts and no new revenue. meanwhile, house speaker john boehner says he's unveiling a proposal today and conservative lawmakers should be prepared to compromise. >>> i would prefer to have a bipartisan approach to solve this problem. if that's not possible, i and my republican colleagues in the house are prepared to move on our own. it would
night. >> a big gust of wind came out of nowhere. try to turn around and stay home, get to my house and find two large oaks, one crushed my wife's car. >> national weather service says a macro burst touched down just after 6:20 with wind gusts up to 70 miles an hour. >> i heard a terrible noise. i thought it was lightning, but the next thing i know, all these branches were in my living room. >> a couple close calls. walked away from us, we're okay. >> i'm scott broom in whites ferry, maryland. abandoned camping equipment, bicycle parts, and discarded first aid supplies. neil reich was hit and killed by a falling tree by storms early sunday evening. >> that's too bad because everyone out here is having a good time. >> like a lot of people you meet on the trail, reich was on a long distance overnight trip when they were caught in the weather. reich was putting on rain gear, his friend had just pedal add short distance away, both were a long shelter away. rescuers used an atv and used chain saws, he died at the scene. >> scott, thank you. some more very sad news this independence
why this heat wave is hitting so many spots. >> we just have a really big area of high pressure. a big ridge as we call it which keeps expanding across the united states. in fact during the day today a huge chunk of the upper mid west is under excessive heat warning for field-lime temperatures around 110 to 115 degrees. >> mitchell: let's look down the road. what can we expect. >> towards the end of the week all the heat is moving eastern towards the eastern seaboard. cities like new york, philadelphia and d.c. will have temperatures feeling up to 110. that's the end of the week. the good news is we're going to finally break this heat wave across much of the nation in about 7-10 days from now and that's great news for everyone. >> mitchell: yes, it is great news. thanks a lot. >> you're welcome. >> mitchell: there is more fallout this evening from the news of the world's hacking scandal. today two stunning developments, rebekah brooks the former editor was arrested and head of london's police force resigned. liz butt armer in london -- liz butt palmer -- elizabeth in palmer has the
. and there was no escaping the heat in new york city today. the big apple was transformed into a hot concrete jungle. temperatures as high as 95. anny is on the weather terrace for top. what's going on for us here at home? >> it's going to get crazy hot. it's hot and humid today, but nothing compared to what we are see. i will show you what's happening out to the far west of us. in the midwest and plains where we have heat advisories and heat warnings in effect right now, including chicago, st. louis, kansas city, temperatures there well into the upper 90s. minneapolis 97 degrees. kansas city 94. you factor in the humidity, it feels well into 100. we'll get some of that the ladder half of this week. and a chance for storms. here's a look at doppler radar. look to the north of us around pennsylvania where we got storms firing up. we could see some of that late tonight, generally after midnight and more so tomorrow afternoon. now right now temperatures around downtown, 91 degrees. gaitherings burg 88. culpeper 91. annapolis you're at 87 degrees and it feels like, once you factor in the humidity, mid
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the humidity and heat the horses are still breezing. they are just getting light exercise before the big day. they do it in the absence of any weather breeze, if you can believe it. the expected high is 95. the heat index, 98. officials say, no matter what, the horses will run. opening day at america's oldest sporting venue is a summertime ritual. this year the heat wave blanketing much of the country could threaten that tradition. racetrack officials are monitoring conditions and expect the races to go on as planned despite a predicted heat index of 100 degrees. races have been postponed only once before due to hot weather, during the summer of 2006. all along the east coast, people trying to enjoy the dog days of summer are feeling the heat. in outdoor rock concert in new jersey preventative cooling measures like sprinklers and slip and slides couldn't keep nearly 100 people from being treateded for heat exhaustion. at least one person was take ton the hospital. in the nation's capital it felt like 112 degrees thursday. paramedics were called to treat at least two people who collapsed on s
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the overnight period, 1:00 a.m. big time storms down southern calvert, st. mary's county. those have since left. behind it, it is quiet this morning with temperatures running in the mid to the upper 70s across the metro. 81 here in washington. 76 in sterling. 77 in columbia. and andrews is 76. widening the pics, culpepper and cumberland, manassas at 72. your highs today, we can deal with this. temperatures will be in the upper 80s to low 90s for most. us with the chance for storms. angie goff. you've got traffic. >> very good this morning. thank you, howard. hello, everybody. hope you're off to a great start on this monday. so far, so good out there. green light stays on. we want to take you to our maps. notice no incidents across the way. zooming on in to 66, clear out of haymarket making your way to centreville. we'll move it on to our maps again, i want to show you everyone is checking out ok. still down to 95 though going northbound. we're still looking at about a 50-minute commute. not bad out of fredericksburg toward the mixing bowl. as for your travel times on the outer loop, we're track
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ahead, some big changes are coming to mcdonald's. top. >> well lesli, it is hot, but not humid. we talked about this yesterday. it's actually bearable. temperature 94 downtown. 91 in gaithersburg. we'll come back to how long it will stay with us and talk about dangerous heat just around the corner. >> up next, as norway still reels from last week's deadly terror attack, the lawyer defending the suspect says the confessed killer may plead insanity. >>> police have released some of the names of the people, 76 of them killed in a bombing and shooting spree that rocked that nation. the victims and the lawyer for the killer are now speaking out. >> reporter: 16-year-old didn't think she would see her family again. she was on the island when the gunman opened fire. >> i wasn't that scared of my own life. it was that i thought, i'm not able to say good-bye. >> she jumped into a boat to escape the bullets. she says that split second decision saved her life. >> i'm so sure i wouldn't have survived if i swam. >> 76 people died and a bombing in oslo. the lawyer for confessed killer says
. >> sounds good, delia. let's hope it materializes. >> a big switcharoo today on metro to dulles much the airport authority caved to some intense pressure and decided to abandon all the plans to build that rail station underground. bruce leshan has been covering the story but even the other option isn't cheap. bruce. >> reporter: the total cost for phase ii of this, $3.5 billion, with a b. so moving the station above ground it is about $330 million. but the total cost that they really need to get down to, still have to work on it quite a bit and they will have to shave off enough to get down a pretty staggering $2.8 billion. phase i already dominates the view in tyson's corner but getting phase ii paid for all the way out to dulles has been a real struggle. in a packed hearing room the airport's authority voted to move the dulles airport station above ground. even though none of the members seem particularly happy about it. >> i will be embarrassed that the international gateway airport for the capitol of my country has a slip shot station like this. this is an embarrass many and outr
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examined all the pieces of a potential big deal, spending cuts, entitlement reforms, savings from the tax cut and employment insurance. the big deal is his preference but he'd accept a small $2 trillion deal. there's also a proposal by senators harry reid and mitch mcconnell to give the president the authority to extend the debt ceiling through 2012 without the consent. >> he described it as a last ditch effort in case we're unable to do anything else and what may look like something less than optimal today if we're unable to get to an agreement might look pretty good a couple of weeks from now. >> reporter: that fallback agreement is looking more and more likely. sources say that the person who made the most of the argument on wednesday, eric cantor, didn't even open his mouth yesterday in the meeting, and they say that they expect things to move forward, but they don't know how fast. there's no meeting today, but we will hear from the president at a news conference later this morning. >> bill, thanks. we will be carrying that news conference for you here on cbss apart of our special cov
. and did you watch the game yesterday? wow. a big bummer for u.s. somer fans. the u.s. women's team was expected to win the world cup on sunday, had a lot of chances. but lost to japan on penalty kicks. it was a nail biter right to the end. it touched off huge celebrations in japan where they're still recovering from the disasters, the earthquake and tsunami, and we'll have more on that tough loss for the usa and also what lies ahead for the u.s. women in just a bit. >> so close. >> so close. >> but we'll get to that coming up. but first let's begin with the latest on the hacking scandal. on sunday, london's top cop quit over his department's connection to the accused phone hacker and while the woman in charge was arrested. elizabeth palmer is in london with more this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris. well, when this whole affair exploded exactly two weeks ago today, nobody dreamed how many powerful high profile people would be dragged in and down. rebekah brooks, the former murdock editor and british ceo, has now been bailed of a her ter arrest yesterday. she
this morning. big story here. we're going to look at a nuclear plant in tennessee called watts bar where a recent federal inspection found more than 40 significant problems. 40. it is a crucial issue, especially after japan's recent nuclear meltdown. one critic says regulators are gambling with people's lives. we're going to hear more from armen keteyian in this investigation. >> something you don't want to miss when you think about the future of this country's energy policy. but we begin with britain's tabloid scandal, and an unprecedented day for the owner at the center of it. rupert murdoch faces questioning by british lawmakers, who want to know more about cell phone hacking, police payoffs, and other alleged wrongdoing by reporters at his newspapers. cbs news correspondent elizabeth palmer is in london outside the house of parliament with the latest. good morning, liz. >> good morning. the murdochs are going to appear in about 2 1/2 hours from now. technically, at a session of the commons committee on culture, media and sports. but i'll tell you, in atmosphere it's much more like a
. it is an honor to have brigadier general leon johnson here. he came all the way there big d, dallas, texas. what a delight to have you as my guest. >> thank you for having me. >> this is going to be a special convention that starts august 3rd at the gaylord convention center, celebrating 70 years of greatness. >> yes. >> what's going to take place? >> back in 1941 on july 19th, the first class started at us the -- at tuskeegee. we will have a documentary, "for love of victory," then youth day at the convention center. there will be a youth luncheon. we're not going to sit the youth down for lunch. we'ring to let them wander through an exhibit area. we're going to have people they can interact with, because one of our big purposes with youth is giving them an opportunity to think about careers in aviation and aerospace. >> and focusing on science. and that's what the nonprofit part of tuskegee airmen, incorporated, does, trying to get them focused on science and aviation. >> our purpose is to preserve the heritage of the original airmen, because too few people know about their many accomplishment
more information when we get it. >>> some big names are lining up against redskins owner dan snyder and his lawsuit against the washington city paper. among them, channel 9, the aclu, politico.com and npr. they want a judge to toss out the lawsuit as frivolous. snyder is suing the city paper and writer dan mckenna. he claims the paper libeled him, writing malicious things about him and believed the comments were anti-semitic. the city paper sits by mckenna and his article. brett haber has ask snyder for a one-on-one interview to talk about this suit. snyder has declined. >>> the montgomery county council is expected to cast its final vote today to give the police chief more power without having to enter collective bargaining with the police union. the fraternal order of police contends the bill erodes protections for the officers. however, the measure would not affect the union's bargaining rights over wages or benefits. >>> the montgomery county police involved in this crash may have some explaining to do. the accident shut down colesville road in silver spring for nearly 12 hours.
. >>> big news in football. >> the owners and players have agreed to agree. believe that. find out what progress is made today and when we can expect this lockout to be over. plus the nationals with some late inning excitement in l.a. and the castles won, both making history. that and more coming up next in sports. >>> after two more days of uncertainty regarding the nfl lockout, it looks like the season is a go. according to espn talks continued today and a plan is in place to allow the players executive committee to vote on monday, recommending that the cba proposal be accepted and the players union recertify. this means players will report to camp as early as wednesday and place their vote at that time to recertify. that recertification expected to be done by friday. the players association needs a 50% plus one vote majority to begin the recertification process. now, the plan agreed upon by both sides also states that free agency can begin the day after the union recertifies. so if all goes according to plan, the teams can begin signing free agents and rookies saturday, july 30th at
and big corporations. but republicans argue that's basically raising taxes in a recession and that is something they won't support. lawmakers need to come up with a plan in the next two weeks so it can be passed and signed into law by august 2nd. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white houses. >>> the federal government actually hit its debt ceiling several weeks ago. since then, treasury officials have been using accounting maneuvers to pay the nation's bills without borrowing money. >>> a d.c. advisory commissioner will not have his day in court because d.c. mayor gray did not show up as a defense witness. 58-year-old keith silver was one of more than 70 d.c. residents arrested during protests at the capitol and the white house. residents are fighting for voting rights and the right to spend local dollars how they choose. silver was ready for trial today, but the attorney general's office representing the mayor moved to squash the mayor's subpoena citing it was an inconvenience as the highest ranking official for the district. the mayor had paid the fine when he was arr
million. >> reporter: and big-money negotiations. his bosses are big fans. >> he's so good that i find it very difficult to get him to work for some of my assignments because he's so much in demand. >> mitchell: exactly what you'd expect, accep except-- tha whole other david kelly. long before he was david kelly esquire, he was capital-d., m.c. rap is your night job. >> right. >> mitchell: lawyer, rapper. >> right. >> mitchell: it doesn't add up, right, most people are going to tell that you? >> right ♪ all i want is all i need is all i am because it's all in me ♪ . >> mitchell: he's made 8 albums. his latest "polymath" came out late last year to critical acclaim but little fan fair. music critic greg kot just can't understand. >> i think he's incredibly underrated. as they say in the hip-hop world he's been slapped up. people do not know this guy exists and it's a crime. >> no gimmick, no look no image, no hook. >> mitchell: he sees the similarities, not the differences, in law and music. >> my love for hip-hop is because i love to write. my skill asab attorney is because i'm a go
-running amanda knox murder case. >> big news here. the college student from seattle returned to an italian courtroom this morning. she's hoping that a new report criticizing an italian dna expert's handling of the crime scene evidence will help overturn their murder conviction. we'll get you the very latest on today's hearing. >>> we are looking at the tragic end to amy winehouse's life. she joins a sad select group of performers, jimmy hendricks, jim morrison, curt cobain all found dead at that very same age. much too young. we'll take a look at the highs and lows of her all too short career. >>> first, we turn to the new york city hotel maid who says dominique strauss-kahn sexually attacked her. had he is now speaking out for the first time and in the newsweek magazine interview she tells her story of the alleged encounter with the former head of the international monetary fund. >> reporter: the chambermaid who accused one of the world's most powerful men, dominique strauss-kahn of sexual assault and attempted rape now has a face and a name. she is 32 of guinney has broken her month-long
to change entitlements and we know we're going to need revenues if we want a big package to solve the deal. now if it turns out the other side won't budge on anything, then we're going to be here every day until we get this done. >> senator mcconnell's proposal which we mentioned briefly at the top came out after you sat down with the president but what are the white house and other leaders saying about it this morning? >> well, there's a sense of relief, you can almost feel it all across washington today, erica, because senator mcconnell's proposal would help them step back from the brink. the president's spokesperson, jay carney, said yesterday that default is not an option, and they said some positive things about senator mcconnell's proposal, so everyone today is debating that proposal, but there is a sense that it lets some of the pressure off and may help the country avoid default. >> so in some ways it lets some of the pressure off politically. even though the president told you it's time to set politics aside, neither party wants to be the one that causes the u.s. to default so you
. residents of the big apple yesterday had it particularly bad. >> can hardly breathe out there. it's tough. >> reporter: some new york residents took advantage of cooling centers, as city sidewalks sizzled. >> we're getting heated from above and below and all around. in fact, in every direction. >> reporter: columbia university climate researcher says urban areas tend to hold on to heat making residents all the more miserable. but misery has plenty of company. across the nation yesterday, heat advisories were posted in more than two dozen states. oklahoma city has now had 31 days of triple-digit readings. in the south, a summer of extreme temperatures has made drought conditions even worse. but not everyone is complaining. in northern virginia where the mercury hit 100 degrees yesterday, the extreme heat didn't stop this civil war re-enactment. men wearing wool uniforms marked the 150th anniversary of the battle of bull run. >> your body after a while in the wool gets a little acclimated to the heat. >> reporter: again forecasters say today will be slightly cooler in some parts of the coun
to that coming up. but first, president obama and congress go back to work today in one of the big items on their to-do list is a deal to cult the budget deficit and raise the federal debt limit. joining us now is cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante. bill, good morning. what is the latest on these negotiations? >> well, chris, in one word, they are deadlocked. still. there's been no further schedule of talks between the white house and congress. republicans remain opposed to any kind of new taxes. and democrats are just as adamant that there has to be some kind of new revenue. congress has raised the debt ceiling 102 times since it was first instituted in 1917. and ten times in the last decade. but never before have the stakes been so high, or democrats and republicans so unwilling to budge. norm ornstein is a longtime student of congress. >> normally what you see in these negotiations is tough stances, but at least some willingness to go, not halfway, but a quarter of the way to where the other side is. >> reporter: the gop is now united in its opposition to raising th
on the "cbs evening news." >> all right. good news here. guess whose birthday is today? >> big "g." >> that's right, jeff glor at the news desk. >> happy birthday. >> that is very nice. unexpected surprise. >> chris baked a cake. >> wow. >> get ready. >> after the show. good morning. we begin here now with an assassination in afghanistan. the powerful half-brother of afghan president hamid karzai was murdered this morning. officials say that ahmed wali karzai was shot to death by one of his own bodyguards at his home in kandahar. cbs news correspondent mandy clark is there. >> god willing there will be an answer of pain and suffering on the people, and peace and security will be implemented in our country so that no other afghan family will go through such pains that we all have suffered. >> reporter: ahmed wali karzai was a controversial figure. he was widely seen as the de facto governor of kandahar province, giving orders to public officials behind the scenes, but more importantly in this society, solving tribal disputes. over the years there were persistent reports that he was involved
there is disagreement over that point, big disagreement over that point. >> the other thing we'll be looking at is of course whether or not there will be issue with the credit rating. we'll talk about that. rebecca thanks. chris? >> thank you. >>> there is news of another arrest in the widening phone hacking scandal in britain. rupert murdoch is being pressured to appear before lawmakers in london and washington. dana lewis is in london, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we're hearing a ninth person has been arrested in the phone hacking scandal, the former executive editor of the "news of the world," but the late breaking news here this morning is the british government committee has just issued a summons for rupert and james murdoch to appear before them to answer questions about what they knew in the phone hacking scandal but legally there is a serious question over whether they can be compelled to appear. damage control in high gear, rupert murdoch and son james in london trying to find a way to put out the fire. news corp shut out "nut of the world" withdrawn the bid for bskyb te
degrees. >> reporter: all righty. mbts came first. but now they aren't the only game in town. all the big sneaker companies from puma to reeboks, to sketchers have developed their own line of butt-toning shoes. >> nice shoes. >> reporter: sales of toning shoes have gone up from 145 million in 2009 to a whooping 736 million in 2010. >> increased calorie burn and improved metabolism. >> reporter: each brand has done some kind of scientific research to would have been its shoes are effective. but we talked to the chief science officer for the american council on exercise to get his take. >> none of the major muscles of the lower extremity showed major differences in activity nor did we see any differences in terms of the caloric output. >> reporter: he says the sad truth here is there's no shortcut to getting in shape. so you're absolutely sure that toning shoes are not going to replace me going to a gym. totally sure? >> you know, i would love to tell you otherwise. but based upon our research study as well as the other available evidence, that wouldn't be fair of me to say that. >> reporte
? >> reporter: anita, it's not pretty. four big boats are gone. a fifth boat is almost completely destroyed and you have the pier here at the washington yacht club. look at this back here. you can actually see how much of this dock is going to have to be replaced. so in total, we're talking almost a million dollars in damage. >> i saw a cloud billowing that wasn't really a cloud and i couldn't make sense of it. so i came out to look and see what it was and it was flames coming from the boats. >> jeffrey taylor was sleeping on his boat when the fire broke out around 3:00 this morning. >> what would happen if you didn't wake up? >> i don't want to think about that one. i don't want to think about that one. that would have been real bad. >> incredibly, no one was hurt, including jeffrey who saved some of the boats before firefighters arrived. >> tried cut loose some of the other boats and we got the water hose and started to at least keep some of them a little wet. >> but water can only do so much, even when you are surrounded by it. >> nothing you can do. you are helpless. and you are
ailments. 95 at 5:00 highs today 96, maybe 97 like yesterday. right now, 77 degrees. sun is up at 5:59. big storms, mike and andrea talking about. this is 8:45. st. mary's into charleston, southern calvert being pounded there. that mooed out. new storms formed in many of the areas late last night. but this morning, it is all quiet and it is all sticky. we're down to 77. feels like it is in the low 80s. 72 fredericksburg and on the bay at the naval academy, good morning. midshipmen. 76 degrees for you. angie goff steps in with a lot to tell you about. >> thank you, hb. we're starting off the 5:00 hour with the yellow light as an drea and -- as andrea and mike mentioned. let's take a look live to the scene. this is in arlington, virginia. north glebe road currently closed down at washington boulevard. police are investigating an accident that happened a couple of hours ago. it involves a police cruiser. actually, the cruiser itself, very badly damaged, the whole front end peeled off. it involves also another driver as you can imagine, 15th street to north utah to fairfax to north glebe. that
's no way you could go. everybody has a big stake in the case. >> vinnie is a former prosecutor. you seemed fairly confident the prosecution had done a sound job. you mentioned the way the jury was reacting to the defense, giving you an idea maybe this would not be good for the defense. of course things happened otherwise. you think the prosecution, anything you should have done differently in. >> not at all. it comes down to reasonable doubt. you know this is a criminal defendant's best friend, it's our system, the foundation of our system, reasonable doubt. this jury found it reasonable to believe that a grandfather would see his granddaughter drown in an innocent manner with no credible liability, take that innocent accident, cover it up to frame his own daughter for first-degree murder and watch her have to battle a potential death penalty, they found it reasonable, so under our system, she's not guilty. >> jennifer jose baez took his fair share of criticism throughout the trial but in the end emerges as a guy who played this, an attorney who played this very well. you mentioned the cou
big tree. >> this is one of the most beautiful trees on our block. >> you hate to see the tree go though, right? >> it was not going. it's just getting a haircut. in a way, it will open up the sunshine in the yard. that's looking at it positively. >> as for mac, he is trying to look at it positively, too. >> what could i think? it's a done deed. >> delia tells us that everyone worked together to clear the road. neighbors have offered mcdore manets a place to stay until their repairs are made. residents in arlington county were told power would be back by 6:00 tonight. >>> meanwhile down on the national mall, thousands are gathering for tonight's fourth of july festivities, hoping the only thing lighting up the sky will be fireworks. armando. >> reporter: right now the good news is that it is not raining and it is hot and humid. however it's also overcast. all those folks you see out there are being protected from the sun. they are not broiling like lobsters. so far, everybody seems to be having a good time. there were marching bands from all over america. a tribute to our arm
hours after a water main break caused big problems in the area. sky 9 shot this view where the water was shut off to as many as 25 businesses. because of the break on this excessively hot day. it happened this morning around maple avenue between nuttily street and james madison drive. part of maple avenue was shut down for hours. repair crews on the scene throughout the day. >>> heat and humidity not only drains your energy, it also puts a lot of stress on your car. and aaa says it has seen a 32 account increase in heat related service calls. earlier i talked with the auto club's john town send about what we need to do to keep our cars running in a heat wave. >> okay john, we put this thermometer in a car more than a half hour ago. that is enough to cripple a car. >> push your car into a danger zone. and your passengers, too. >> so here's what you need to know before you hit the road in oppressive heat. start with where the rubber hits the road. >> need a tire gauge and you need to check the tread level. if they aren't properly inflated, you could have a blowout at a high level o
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day in the big city. i'm russ mitchell. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. from the jobs to the royals and the shuttle launch and to betty ford. >> a courageous first lady who battled addiction to pain killers and addiction to alcohol and defeating breast cancer. she died in palm springs, california, she was 93 years old. scott pelley takes a look back at her remarkable life. >> reporter: relatively unknown until her husband became president, betty ford became one of the most popular and respected women in america. born elizabeth anne bloomer april 18th, 1918, she grew up in grand rapids, michigan. she dreamed of becoming a professional dancer and after high school she moved east to study under martha graham, the high priestess of modern dance. she earned a spot in the auxiliary dance troupe but her mother pressured her to leave the troupe in 1941. she performed in her own dance troupe, married and divorced and then met a young man named gerald ford, they married in 1948, weeks before ford was elected to his first term in congress. through the 1950s and '60s, they were a traditional an
. that's about 3% to 4% of total jobs in the region. >>> a big federal contractor may be house hunting. bechtel says it is considering moving its offices out of frederick to another location in the washington area. the frederick news post reports the san francisco-based company told its 2,000 workers on thursday that leases on the frederick offices are up for renewal. the company has coordinated many international projects including nuclear reactors and $2.3 billion in construction contracts in iraq. so, you know, you can imagine a lot of areas are going to start bidding on those. >> yeah. >> they're going to try to get a better deal on the current lease. >> the thought had occurred. could be a little bit of a negotiation tactic. >> you would think leases are lower than in the washington area. interesting. >> we'll see if they can get a deal somewhere else. >> metro says its trains are meeting all of the agency's on- time goals now. >> a closer look at the numbers is revealing something else. >> olga breese is in for howard bernstein with our forecast today. we could use a little breez
're doing it over in the uk, there's not, that pond is not too big an expanse of water. >> let me ask you about rupert murdock, involved in a $19 billion deal, 12 billion pounds to purchase british sky news, what does it do to that transaction, which is so massive. >> it threatens that transaction deeply. if you had david cameron getting into the business of murdock saying you should accept the resignation or fire a top executive in london, rebekah brooks, you have to think this deal is threatened. >> i want to bring in eleanor goodman, long time political eleanor for channel 4 news in great britain. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> we heard the prime minister david cameron saying the "cozy relationship between the british media and politicians ends now." this is going to raise some eyebrows, this coming from a man who would hire the former editor to be his communications director, andy colson and close relationship with rebekah brooks who runs the publications department for rupert murdock. how can he say this with the relationships he's had? >> it's not just him who has had the
this thing done, a deal right now, big deal, so he doesn't have to deal with this next year when he's facing re-election. there's no way the republicans want to give him that. they want this as part of the debate during next year's election. what are you hearing in addition? >> reporter bruce, i think this will come down to who is this more important to politically. do republicans need this more next year or does the president need this more next year? does he think he needs it more next year for his presidential hopes? that ultimately, a lot of people believe, is what this is all going to come down to. >> matt, thanks a lot. as the negotiations over the debt ceiling continues, so will our coverage. stick with 9 news now for every development on capitol hill and at the white house. as always, you can go to our website for the very latest. >>> turning elsewhere, a 7- month-old baltimore boy is missing tonight. police believe he may be in this area with his 16-year-old babysitter. authorities say he was being cared in his father's home in baltimore
mission payload. >> just this whole cubicle. >> essentially, a big hardware box, the size of a washing machine that will fly on the shuttle and dock on the international space station. its purpose is to service future satellites. >> starting on friday, i will have my team in here so i will be pinning my team 55 minutes into the flight, does everything look good? >> all eyes are on the final mission with goddard and a special role. >> i think i can't believe this is the final space shuttle mission. it is emotional to think this is a magical piece of hardware, amazing engineering feat. we are going to lose it. >> this friday's launch into orbit will be the 135th blastoff and shuttle's last mission. >> it will be sad to see it all end. >> the shuttle has cleared the tower. >> at goddard spaceflight center, surae chinn, 9news now. >>> our kristin fisher is heading to the kennedy space center. she'll have live reports later this week as we get closer to the launch of atlantis. if all goes to plan, liftoff is scheduled for 11:26 friday morning. >>> still to come when the news continues, new
is not giving up on the massive deficit reduction deal. >> there's time to get something big done. the president made it clear he wants to do something substantial. >> reporter: with the default line 15 days away, president obama and loaders are scrambling to to cut the budget and work on taxes. a new plan will have a constitutional plan requiring a balanced budget. the proposal rules out any tax human beings, and they said it's dead on arrival. >> we need to accept the responsibility to do the job and lead. $there were no formal talks over the weekend, but behind the scenes, there's a bipartisan backup plan. >> reporter: the measure would allow president obama on his own to raise the debt ceiling in stages. there's not enough to satisfy most republicans. >> i think the mcconnell plan is more of washington not taking responsibility. >> reporter: the chairman, ben bernanke is urging lawmakers to do something quickly, warning a failure to do so would be a self-inflict the wound with serious consequences. joel brown, washington. >> president obama and congressional leaders realize that a deal reali
for the elderly as well. drink lots of water and more big storms are possible late this afternoon. here's how the future cast shows us the storms coming in. you can see they're just isolated. so, again, not everyone will see them. some of the storms can be strong if not severe. we'll watch that tonight and then we've got a cold front coming in from the north which means behind it, we'll start to cool off and then drier air will come in. the highs today were pushing upper 90s close to 100. fredericksburg near 100. even in annapolis warming up to 96 degrees. now, overnight, we're not cooling down a whole lot. it will be warm and muggy tonight. only down to around 79 degrees. so, maybe all night will feel like in the 80s once you factor in the dew point. leesburg cooling down to 73 degrees. lower 70s for hagerstown. tappahannock cooling down to 76 degrees. here is your seven-day outlook. storms are possible. some heavy if not severe. wednesday, same deal. little bit cooler around 94 degrees. that's still hot. thursday, friday, those are the days you're going to feel the real relief. it will be d
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